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Thread #3324   Message #16344
Posted By: dick greenhaus
18-Nov-97 - 03:40 PM
Thread Name: Greensleeves History of
Subject: RE: Greensleeves History of
The song has nothing to do with Christmas; the tune was been used for What Child is This? (as well as literally hundreds of other songs, sacred and profane). Most older (18th and 19th century references which give "Which Nobody Can Deny" as the air to a song are referring to the tune of Greensleeves.